Category Archives: Events

A Spooktacular Night

photocredit: wbay.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES Children far and wide have been planning for months.  Thinking, plotting, creatively examining all their options.  Others might not be as much into it, having Mom grab the nearest “costume in a bag” concoction as they head to the checkout line at the store.  Not caring who or what they dress up...
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The More You Know!

photocredit: pro.iconsquare.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES Planning events is often a daunting task.  Not only are you bombarded with all the decisions regarding theme, color scheme, food, entertainment, but there’s also the added stress of getting people to show up for said event. It doesn’t matter if your business is hosting an open house celebration or a simple gathering,...
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A Soggy Day of Fall Fun

BY: RACHEL WUMKES We watched the weather all week long.  Hoping.  Praying.  Crossing our fingers and toes the rain and wind would blow away in the night, leaving Saturday with sunshine and mild temps. Unfortunately, it was not in the cards. Instead, Saturday was a torrential monsoon for most of the morning.  Drowning out the hopes and dreams...
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What’s in Your Bag?

BY: RACHEL WUMKES When planning began for the 15th Annual Harvest Festival, the committee knew this year needed to be something special.  Something more.  Something bigger and better and leaving the participants excited for many years to come. Mission. Accomplished. I’m sure you’ve seen the blogs all week long (if not… catch up at www.clearlakeiowa.com) about the...
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